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December 1, 2020

Seminars explore the songs of Katharine of Aragon

Tudor-period researcher James Conlon is continuing his exploration of the life of Katharine of Aragon, this time looking at songs relating to her. He will be […]
December 1, 2020

Caritas webinar to look at turning ideas into action

In November, Caritas East Anglia hosted a webinar entitled ‘The Richness of Many Years of Life.’ Jacinta Goode, Caritas Development Worker for East Anglia, shares an […]
November 30, 2020

Bury St Edmunds celebrates 1000 years of Abbey life 

Both St Edmund’s Church and St Edmundsbury Cathedral have held services to celebrate 1000 years since the founding of St Edmund’s Abbey. Many events that were […]
November 25, 2020

March celebrates All Saints with a Window of Hope

As the second lockdown started, March parish decided to create a Window of Hope to mark All Saints Day. Rebecca Bretherton reports. Taking advantage of a […]
November 24, 2020

St Philip Howard parish invites prayer with grotto

On All Saints Day Fr Philip John from St Philip Howard in Cambridge dedicated a new grotto to Our Lady in the grounds of the church. […]
November 23, 2020

St Mary’s Thetford invites you to a Quizmas challenge

Paul Gilbert from St Mary’s in Thetford will be the quiz master in a virtual quiz (Quizmas) to raise money for the parish. The quiz is […]
November 23, 2020

Opportunity to join singing and silence Taizé style

St Mary’s Church in Woodbridge Road, Ipswich will be hosting a Taizé Service in December, which will be live streamed on YouTube. The service takes place […]
November 18, 2020

Beccles remembers those who died in war and peace

St Benet’s parish in Beccles created a Memory Tree to honour those who have died peacefully, alongside the more traditional poppy field for the fallen. Terence […]
November 17, 2020

Fr Sean brings message from Notre Dame foundress

At a Mass to celebrate the beginnings of Notre Dame High School, Fr Sean Connolly brought a timely message from the founding Sister. Alex Savage, Lay […]
November 17, 2020

Children of Sacred Heart School pray for the fallen

Children from the Sacred Heart School in Swaffham once again took part in a Remembrance Day service this year. Amelia from Year 6 wrote the following […]
November 16, 2020

Margaret Mary offers a walk through Spiritual Exercises

During Advent Margaret Mary McFadyen will be leading a series of online workshops on the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola. Margaret Mary, who is […]
November 13, 2020

Webinar celebrates the richness of many years of life

A webinar organised this week by Caritas East Anglia focused on the gifts which older people bring, and how we can stay together as a community […]
November 12, 2020

Walsingham Shrine’s Rector lets us get to know him

Seven weeks after his induction as Rector of the National Shrine at Walsingham, Mgr Philip Moger agreed to an interview, to help people in the diocese […]
November 11, 2020

St Mary’s Thetford remembers those fallen in conflict

St Mary’s in Thetford celebrated Remembrance Sunday by laying a wreath for those who had made the ultimate sacrifice in conflict.  Due to the ongoing situation […]
November 10, 2020

Author Fr Anthony turns his craft to medieval history

Fr Anthony Foreman, a retired diocesan priest, has published a book on the intriguing medieval history of Lidgate, the Suffolk village where he lives. Lidgate, a […]